Radial head fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Fall on an abducted arm.

Patient Data

Age: 60-year-old
Gender: Male
X-ray

Elbow radiographs

Nondisplaced fracture through the medial aspect of the radial head with intra-articular extension. Signs of joint effusion.

Case Discussion

Radial head fractures are relatively common injuries, especially in adults. 

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Case information

rID: 48411
Case created: 6th Oct 2016
Last edited: 10th Feb 2017
Tag: rmh
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